County fair to open Tuesday
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Prize-winning pumpkins will be on display. Courtesy photo
Prize-winning pumpkins will be on display. Courtesy photo
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A volunteer puts the finishing touches on a scarecrow for this year's fair. Courtesy photo
A volunteer puts the finishing touches on a scarecrow for this year's fair. Courtesy photo
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Early vehicles will also be on display all week. Courtesy photo
Early vehicles will also be on display all week. Courtesy photo
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The Santa Cruz County Fair will open its gates on Tuesday, Sept. 11 at noon to commence the six-day extravaganza.

An opening ceremony will take place at 11:50 a.m. on Tuesday -- among the first day highlights include the annual Apple Pie Baking Contest at noon put on by the Santa Cruz County Farm Bureau, a free ice cream social for seniors from 12:20 to 3:30 p.m. put on by Rabobank, All-Alaskan racing pigs at 4 p.m. and carnival rides that open at 6 p.m.

Headlining the evening entertainment is Divas of the Decades, a female duo, at 7:30 p.m. on the main stage. The fair will close at 10 p.m. on Tuesday.

For a complete schedule of the week's activities and entertainment, visit www.santacruzcountyfair.com

Admission for seniors is $4 on Tuesday during Senior Day.

The Fair takes place at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds, 2601 East Lake Avenue in Watsonville. 



Santa Cruz County Fair hours


Tuesday - Noon to 10 p.m.

Wednesday through Friday - Noon to 11 p.m.

Saturday - 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Sunday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

General admission throughout the fair is $8 in advance or $10 at the door for adults, $4 in advance or $5 at the door for children 6 to 12-years-old and $5 for seniors in advance and $6 at the door.

 
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